Research engineer in applied materials science
The deadline for applying to this position has passed.
Uppsala University is a comprehensive research-intensive university with a strong international standing. Our ultimate goal is to conduct education and research of the highest quality and relevance to make a long-term difference in society. Our most important assets are all the individuals whose curiosity and dedication make Uppsala University one of Sweden’s most exciting workplaces. Uppsala University has over 45,000 students, more than 7,000 employees and a turnover of around SEK 7 billion.
Permanent full-time employment with access as soon as possible. 6 months probationary period may be applied.
Work duties: Responsibility for installation, maintenance and operation of technical equipment in a research environment. Administrative tasks for documentation of test results, calibration and maintenance of machines and for teaching (graduate schools or undergraduate education). Development of test methods. Production of equipment parts through design (drawings) and subsequent material selection / ordering and possibly mechanical processing in workshop. Experience of working in a cell-lab is desirable.
- Purchasing of research equipment, chemicals and consumables.
- Chemical manager.
- Responsible / contact person for laboratory premises.
- Material analysis.
- Responsible for laboratory equipment.
- Carry out technical development work.
- Responsible for different types of mechanical test equipment.
- Conduct cell studies.
Qualification requirements: Bachelor's or master's degree in materials science, mechanical, biomedical or chemical engineering. Knowledge and experience of material characterization is a requirement.
The work requires a good ability to communicate in English in speech and writing.
Good co-operation skills, independence, initiative and a structured way of working are very important qualities. It is important that you are pedagogical, structured and that you can work carefully and efficiently both individually and in groups.
Additional qualifications: Previous experience of material synthesis, material analysis, SEM, XRD, TGA, HPLC, mechanical evaluation of materials, abrasion testing and micro-CT are meritorious. Previous experience of working in clean rooms and / or cell labs is an advantage.
As this position is largely a service-oriented function, it is important that you can take responsibility for and lead sub-projects and that you enjoy a supportive role.
Application: Your application must include:
1) A short letter describing yourself and why you are suitable for this position.
2) CV (max 2 pages).
3) Copy of master's degree / university degree or equivalent.
4) Name or contact details (address, e-mail address and telephone number) of at least two reference persons.
Salary: Individual salary.
Starting date: As soon as possible.
Type of employment: Permanent position. 6 months probationary period may be applied.
Scope of employment: 100%.
For further information about the position please contact: Professor Håkan Engqvist, tel 018-471 7130, e-mail email@example.com.
Welcome with your application no later than 25 February 2021, UFV-PA 2021/6.
Please do not send offers of recruitment or advertising services.
Submit your application through Uppsala University's recruitment system.
Placement: Department of Materials Science and Engineering
Type of employment: Full time , Permanent position
Number of positions: 1
Working hours: 100%
County: Uppsala län
Number of reference: UFV-PA 2021/6
Last application date: 2021-02-25
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